As midsized companies have embraced technology to maintain their competitiveness, they have quickly learned a fundamental truth: technology can move a company forward only as far as its business processes allow.
Especially with enterprise resource planning, or ERP, organizations with 1,000 to 5,000 employees are uncovering significant benefits from entering customer and vendor data just once for all activities, coordination of scheduling, and automation of financial processes. The technology’s effectiveness is inhibited, however, by the processes that feed data into the ERP system and the movement of that data across the organization.
For example, a 2011
Technology offers a solution to this obstacle in the form of
Our next three installments for the ERP software blog will take an in depth look at the benefits of Paperless ERP, the right questions to ask during the implementation process and best practices in using this type of solution.
By Nick Sprau, Metafile Information Systems